Time Step Creation Tutorial

Create a Time Step.

  1. Click the required subcase from the Select Subcase drop down list.
    The drop down list shows the subcases created in the Subcase Creation Tutorial step.

    Figure 1.
  2. Click button to insert a row in the timestep table.
  3. Enter 1000 in the Number of time steps field.
  4. Enter 0.001 in the Time increment field.
  5. Enter 1 in the Skip factor for output field.
  6. Click Add.
    The time step definition collector will be created and listed in the adjacent table on the panel.
    Figure 2.
  7. Click the radio button for a particular time step to make it active.
  8. Click Next to proceed to the next step in the process.
    Note: You must create and activate at least one transient time step in this panel before moving to the next step.